アイロン

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Japanese[edit]

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アイロン (airon): an electric steam iron.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English iron.[1][2][3][4][5] This form is partly a transliteration, compared to the pure transcription form アイアン (aian). Compare other examples of "pseudo-transcriptions", such as カーソル (kāsoru), オーストラリア (Ōsutoraria), マニア (mania), アナル (anaru), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

アイロン (rōmaji airon)

  1. an iron (for pressing clothes)
    アイロンをかける
    airon o kakeru
    to iron something

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  3. ^ 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, ISBN 4000801112
  4. 4.0 4.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  5. 5.0 5.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  6. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3